Operating Systems

Mac OS X Tiger

downloadMac OS X Tiger 10.4.11 Update – Updates Tiger to the latest version. PowerPC (181 MB) Intel (321 MB)

 

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Security Update 2009-005 – Released in September 2009, provides additional security updates post the release of 10.4.11. PowerPC (78 MB) Intel (170 MB)


MS-DOS

win95network_iconMicrosoft Network Client 3.0 for MS-DOS – Network client software that allows you to connect to a workgroup or domain network. Comes with TCP/IP protocol. (1.1 MB)

downloadMS-DOS 6.22 Boot Disk – (1.4 MB)


Windows 3.x

Calc16_IconCalculator Update – Replaces the existing Calculator to resolve a calculation error. (41 KB)

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File Manager Y2K Update – Replace File Manager to show post year 2000 file dates correctly. For Windows 3.1 and 3.11 only. (77 KB)

win95sound_iconPC Speaker Driver – Driver that allows you to play back sounds via the PC speaker when no sound card is installed. (22 KB)

win95network_iconTCP/IP-32 3.11b – Windows 3.x never came with TCP/IP out of the box. Protocols such as NetBEUI were used for networking instead. Install for connectivity to your computers and internet connection. For Windows for Workgroups 3.11 only. (674 KB)

Recorder_IconVideo for Windows 1.1e Runtime & Codecs – Allows the ability to play AVI video files. Some multimedia software may require this. (1.4 MB)

VB16_IconVisual Basic 1.0 Runtime – Allows programs developed from Visual Basic 1.0 to execute. (169 KB)

 

VB16_IconVisual Basic 2.0 Runtime – Allows programs developed from Visual Basic 2.0 to execute. (216 KB)

 

VB16_IconVisual Basic 3.0 Runtime – Allows programs developed from Visual Basic 3.0 to execute. (242 KB)

 

downloadWindows 3.11 Update – An update replacing core system files for Windows 3.1, that results in becoming Windows 3.11. For Windows 3.1 only. (612 KB)

downloadWindows 95 Deployment Plan – Installs a Microsoft Project 4.0 template to assist with planning the deployment of Windows 95 in a business environment. Can be used in conjunction with the Windows 95 Resource Kit (417 KB)

downloadWindows Resource Kit – Accompanied with the Windows Resource Kit book for Windows 3.1, a small handful of utilities and documents were provided. (1.7 MB)


Windows NT 3.x

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AGP Video Support Fix – AGP wasn’t initially supported with NT 3.51 or NT 4.0, only PCI mode worked correctly. When using a video card with AGP, opening the command prompt and maximising the screen would cause the screen to go black. Pressing ALT+ENTER would return back to a window. For Windows NT 3.51. AGP support was added in NT 4.0 SP3. (329 KB)

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Anonymous User Security Update – Applying this update restricts anonymous logon users the ability to list domain user names and enumerate share names. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP3. i386 (695 KB) Alpha (1 MB) Readme (10 KB)

downloadEuro Currency Update – Updates to include the Euro currency symbol in fonts and to map it onto the keyboard. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. i386 (1 MB) Alpha (2 MB) Readme (6 KB)

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ICMP Update – Replaces the TCPIP.SYS file due to an issue where the computer may crash from receiving corrupt Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) datagram fragments from a client. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5 and NT 4.0 SP3. i386 (124 KB) Alpha (217 KB) Readme (5 KB)

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IDE/ATAPI Write Cache Update – Replaces ATAPI.SYS and ATDISK.SYS for improved compatibility with hard disks that support a write cache. If the write cache is not flushed when the PC shuts down, it potentially may cause issues when booting the next time. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP4. i386 (97 KB) Alpha (128 KB) Readme (4 KB)

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Intel Pentium Processor Invalid Instruction Update – If the affected processor receives an invalid instruction (CMPXCHG8B) it would cause the PC to crash. This was an issue with the original Pentium, Pentium MMX, OverDrive, and OverDrive MMX processors. If the PC had a 486 or earlier processor, a Pentium Pro or Pentium II, then the issue did not occur. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP4. (1 MB) Readme (7 KB)

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Malicious SYN Attack Fix – An update to prevent SYN attacks occurring from external sources hindering the server’s network connection unavailable. For Windows NT 3.51 Server SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP1. i386 (218 KB) Alpha (363 KB) MIPS (340 KB) PowerPC (286 KB) Readme (14 KB)

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Out of Band Update – Replaces the TCPIP.SYS file due to an issue when Out of Band data is received in the TCP header. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5 and NT 4.0 SP3. The TCPIP.SYS in this update is dated several weeks earlier than the one supplied in the ICMP update. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP4. i386 (123 KB) Alpha (216 KB) Readme (4 KB)

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PCMCIA Update – Resolves an issue replacing the PCMCIA.SYS file where Windows NT couldn’t shut down correctly on some computers that had PCMCIA devices installed. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP2. i386 (75 KB) Alpha (116 KB) MIPS (102 KB) PowerPC (86 KB) Readme (3 KB)

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PostScript Update – Resolves an issue replacing the PSCRIPT.DLL file where complex-filled shapes (gradients, texture, etc.) from Office 97 documents may not print correctly on some PostScript printers. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. i386 (99 KB) Alpha (133 KB) MIPS (120 KB) PowerPC (116 KB) Readme (3 KB) Install Readme (1 KB)

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Remote Procedure Call Update – Resolves a couple of issues replacing RPCLTS3.DLL where instances of telnet and Exchange Server 4.0 could cause problems relating to high CPU usage. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP3. i386 (57 KB) Alpha (86 KB) MIPS (76 KB) PowerPC (61 KB) Telnet Readme (3 KB) Exchange Server 4.0 Readme (3 KB)

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Services for Macintosh Update – Replaces SFMSRV.SYS to resolve an issue from copying a file from an Apple Macintosh computer onto a Macintosh volume on the NT server. For Windows NT 3.51 Server SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 Server SP3. i386 (131 KB) Alpha (209 KB) MIPS (190 KB) PowerPC (161 KB) Readme (3 KB)

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Teardrop Attack Fix – Teardrop was the name of an attack that caused Windows NT to crash after receiving a number of deliberately corrupted UDP packets from the TCP/IP connection. This replaces TCPIP.SYS and is the latest based on time stamp amongst NT 3.51 updates. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP4. i386 (127 KB) Alpha (216 KB) Readme (5 KB)

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Toshiba Fail to Boot Fix – A fix predominantly towards Toshiba laptops where upon shutting down corrupts the last sectors being written to the hard disk. Upon booting again, Windows NT may fail to start. The cause of this was relating to the hard disk itself, not Windows NT. This updates the NTFS.SYS driver. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. This issue was fixed in NT 4.0 SP2. i386 (225 KB) Alpha (351 KB) MIPS (352 KB) PowerPC (298 KB) Readme (3 KB)

downloadWindows NT 3.1 Resource Kit – Restributable files of what came on CD with the resource kit by Microsoft Press. A small group of admin utilities. Once the files have extracted run INSTALL.EXE to install correctly. i386 (4 MB) Alpha (6 MB) MIPS (4.7 MB) POSIX Source Code (804 KB) Optimizing Windows NT 3.1 – Performance Tools (2 MB)

downloadWindows NT 3.1 Service Pack 3 – The last major service pack for Windows NT 3.1. This resolved well over 200 bugs. Previous service packs are not required for installation. (11 MB) CD ISO also available for easy installation.

downloadWindows NT 3.51 Service Pack 5 – The last major service pack for Windows NT 3.51. This resolved well over 200 bugs. Previous service packs are not required for installation. (12.5 MB)

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Year 2000 Miscellaneous Fixes – Several issues relating to the year 2000 were corrected, such as not displaying correct dates, not recognising it was a leap year, etc. Some individual issues were only found in NT 3.51, while others also affected NT 4.0 and where fixed in a service pack. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. i386 (2 MB) Alpha (2 MB) Readme (16 KB)

downloadYear 2000 Net User Command Fix – An issue would occur when using the NET USER command with the /TIMES switch, seeing the year 2000 as an illegal date range. For Windows NT 3.51 SP5. Also affected NT 4.0 and 4.0 Terminal Server though both were resolved in a service pack. i386 (184 KB) Alpha (244 KB) Readme (8 KB)


Windows 95

download2 to 4 Digit Date Conversion Tool – (89 KB)

 

win95network_icon32-bit DLC Protocol Update – Updates the DLC (Data Link Control) protocol. (208 KB)

 

downloadAMD K6 Processor Update – An update originally for those with an AMD K6 processor though also works for Intel, this allows Windows 95 to work with 300 Mhz+ speed processors that normally had caused the OS to crash. (279 KB)

Terminal_IconDial-Up Networking Update 1.2 – Update dial-up networking components including the TCP/IP stack and introducing PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) client capability. Comprises what was originally included in the ISDN Accelerator Pack. (1.4 MB)

Terminal_IconDial-Up Networking Update 1.3 – Enhances PPTP and encryption functionality from the previous version. Accumulative update, doesn’t need previous version to install. (2.3 MB)

Terminal_IconDial-Up Networking Update 1.3 128-bit Encryption – Update to DUN 1.3 to support 128-bit encryption. (216 KB)

downloadDirectX 8.0a – The last official version to support Windows 95. Requests Distributed COM (DCOM) is installed if it wasn’t prior. (11 MB)

downloadIOS Virtual Device Update – Updates the IOS (Input/Output Supervisor), one of the underlying components for physically accessing disk drives. (171 KB)

win95network_iconTCP/IP Ping Command Update – Updates the existing ping command to prevent hanging in certain situations. (290 KB)

VB16_IconVisual Basic 5.0 SP3 Runtime – Allows programs developed from Visual Basic 5.0 to execute. For Windows 95/98/NT. (969 KB)

downloadWindows 95 Kernel PowerToys – A smaller group of tools than the original PowerToys, aimed at power users. Further details are found here. (56KB)

downloadWindows 95 OSR 2 Boot Disk – Revised version of boot disk that came with CD-ROM driver. Use to install Windows 95. (1.4 MB)

downloadWindows 95 PowerToys – A group of tools and tweaks that some argued should have been in Windows 95 to begin with. Further details are found here. (205 KB)

downloadWindows 95 Service Pack 1 – A minor service pack for Windows 95 that resolved several small issues concerning OLE2, printing, and Novell networking. Only for the original Windows 95 release, i.e. not 95a or 95b. (1.2 MB)

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Windows 95 Zero Administration Kit – A tool for IT administrators to control user environments (i.e. allow users to only have access to certain applications). Supports Office 97. (340 KB)


Windows NT 4.0

downloadUSB Peripheral Drivers – Windows NT missed out on having USB support as standard. These third party drivers apparently came included with some digital cameras and allows mass storage devices to work as well. (5 MB)

downloadWindows NT 4.0 Service Pack 6 – The last major service pack for Windows NT 4.0. Previous service packs are not required for installation. (34 MB)

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Windows NT 4.0 Zero Administration Kit – A tool for IT administrators to control user environments (i.e. allow users to only have access to certain applications). Supports Office 97. Available for both Alpha and i386. (6.5 MB)


Windows 98 & ME

downloadDirectX 8.1b – One of the later versions of DirectX available for Windows 98 & ME. (12 MB)

 

downloadFDISK Update – Updates the FDISK tool to correctly recognise the total space of a hard disk when greater than 64 GB. This doesn’t resolve the 137 GB limitation. For Windows 98. (175 KB)

downloadInternet Explorer 6.0 SP1 – Final version of Internet Explorer for Windows 98. Not good for web browsing, but useful for installing and using applications that required a later version of IE. (78 MB)

downloadUnicode Update 1.1.3790.0 – API update replacing UNICOWS.DLL and UNICOWS.PDB. (260KB)

 

downloadUniversal Mass Storage USB Driver 2.4 – Unofficial update to support USB 1.x mass storage devices. For Windows 98 SE only. (649 KB)

downloadUniversal Mass Storage USB Driver 3.3 – Unofficial update to support USB 2.0 mass storage devices. For Windows 98 SE only. (756 KB)

downloadWindows 98 SE Boot Disk – Use to install Windows 98. (1.4 MB)

 

downloadWindows Installer 1.1 – Provides Windows 98 & ME the ability to run MSI file installation packages. (1 MB)

 

downloadWindows Installer 2.0 – Provides Windows 98 & ME the ability to run MSI file installation packages. (2 MB)


Windows 2000

downloadDirectX 9.0c (March 2009 Update) – Final version of Direct X 9.0 that supported Windows 2000. (92 MB)

 

downloadWindows 2000 Service Pack 4 – The last major service pack for Windows 2000. (132 MB)

 

downloadWindows 2000 SP4 Rollup (KB891861) – Collections of updates post the Service Pack 4 release. (31 MB)

 

downloadWindows Installer 3.1 Update – Update for running newer MSI software installation packages. (2.5 MB)


Windows XP

downloadWindows XP Service Pack 2 – An accumulative update released in 2004 that ultimately became the most substantial over the XP lifecycle. Not only did it provide the usual security and other patches to fix issues, but included a new Security Center feature and Windows Media Player 9. If you are installing from the original RTM build of XP, this will also add USB 2.0 support. For 32-bit Windows XP only. (266 MB)

downloadWindows XP Service Pack 3 – The last major service pack for Windows XP. Unlike SP2, no major additions from a user experience point of view had changed. It did however introduced Microsoft Management Console 3.0 as found in Windows Vista and Server 2008, and improved Wi-Fi security. Released in 2008, an additional 1,174 bug fixes were included. Also an accumulative service pack, so neither SP1 or SP2 need to be installed prior. For 32-bit Windows XP only. (315 MB)